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Queens Botanical Garden-Seasonal Garden Assistant-Wed, 02/06/2019 - 12:22pm

Seasonal Garden Assistant

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Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main S
Flushing , NY 11355
US

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Job Description 

We are seeking individuals with an interest in public horticulture to assist with gardening work during the 2019 growing season. Duties and responsibilities include assisting horticulture staff in the planting, cultivating, and care of trees, shrubs, flowers and other flora as well as leading a group of 5-6 student youth in these same tasks for 6 weeks in July and August.

Duties include:

 Preparing soil, planting, weeding and mulching.
 Fertilizing and watering.
 Pruning and grooming trees, shrubs and plants.
 Mowing Lawns.
 Operating and caring for hand and power gardening tools and equipment. Sharpening and general upkeep of groundstools.
 Garden Assistants must be available to supervise teens as part of the City’s Summer Youth Employment Program(SYEP) in July and August.
 Under the supervision of QBG horticulture staff, Garden Assistants will be expected to work with volunteers who may come to us as individuals or as part of a group.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Duties include:

 Preparing soil, planting, weeding and mulching.
 Fertilizing and watering.
 Pruning and grooming trees, shrubs and plants.
 Mowing Lawns.
 Operating and caring for hand and power gardening tools and equipment. Sharpening and general upkeep of grounds tools.
 Garden Assistants must be available to supervise teens as part of the City’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) in July and August.
 Under the supervision of QBG horticulture staff, Garden Assistants will be expected to work with volunteers who may come to us as individuals or as part of a group.

Application Instructions 

By using the link provided, it will direct you to our online application portal.

https://secure.beyondpay.com/ta/QBG1.careers?TrackId=[PublicGarden]&Appl...

Full Name 
Cassandra Schaffa